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Illusions of Immortality: A Psychology of Fame and Celebrity

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What drives people to crave fame and celebrity? How does fame affect people psychologically? These issues are frequently discussed by the media but up till now psychologists have shied away from an academic away from an academic investigation of the phenomenon of fame. In this lively, eclectic book David Giles examines fame and celebrity from a variety of perspectives. He argues that fame should be seen as a process rather than a state of being, and that `celebrity' has largely emerged through the technological developments ...

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Illusions of Immortality: A Psychology of Fame and Celebrity
2000, Palgrave MacMillan, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312229436

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Illusions of Immortality: A Psychology of Fame and Celebrity
2000, Red Globe Press

ISBN-13: 9780333754504

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Illusions of Immortality: A Psychology of Fame and Celebrity
2000, Red Globe Press

ISBN-13: 9780333754498

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